Publish date: September 29th 2009
Pages no: 355
Edition language: English
Pastworld is set in a fictional amusement park of the same name. It's a completely immersive, completely authentic recreation of Victorian London. In London. The entire city has been given over to this Colonial Williamsburg on steroids, complete with period authentic laws and police procedures. The ...
Durante una giornata di intensa noia, mi sono messa a cercare qualche bel libro da prendere (come se non ne avessi già abbastanza...). Gira che ti rigira, ho visto questo e mi son detta "Perchè no?".... mi ero aspettata molto e mi ha dato veramente poco. Di per sè, la storia non è male, però la si c...
This is so not happening. This book reminds me of Incarceron, in that it has a great concept and absolutely no soul to speak of.
Pastworld is amazing. A steampunk world set in a dystopian future? My kind of novel! You see Pastworld from many POV's, from Eve, who's spent her whole life in Pastworld to Cabel, who is visiting with his Father. The settings are rich, full of life and easy to imagine. Indeed, I feel like I've just ...
The reviews are disappointing for what I imagine is an excellent premise, reminiscent of Westword, one of my favorite Saturday night movies from years ago. I'm looking forward to finding out for myself.
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